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Wiggins reaches the 'end of the road'

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London - Cycling legend Bradley Wiggins, Britain's first Tour de France winner and the country's most decorated Olympian, announced his retirement on Wednesday saying he had reached the 'end of the road'.

The 36-year-old who won the 2012 Tour bows out with eight Olympic medals, including five golds, and seven world titles, across track and road cycling.

"I have been lucky enough to live a dream and fulfil my childhood aspiration of making a living and a career out of the sport I fell in love with at the age of 12," said Wiggins on his Facebook page.

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